Did you know, many of the early examples of Meissen were made of red stoneware and marked with Chinese characters? Antique Trader contributor Donald Brien-Johnson explores a bit about Meissen history in a feature article.
A nearly 'larger than life' weathervane, in the shape of a fireman, may finish at more than $125,000 during James D. Julia's Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction, Feb. 3-5.
A late-19th century pitcher and candy dish were the leading lots in a 1,136-lot auction offered by Ahlers & Ogletree in October.
The lifetime pottery and antique collection of Jerrye and the late Lt. Col. Marvin Dillman of Texas is being sold without reserves November 21. The Dillmans’ collection offers a wide variety of Roseville and Hull art pottery, as well as carnival glass and porcelain. “This sale contains the largest number of Roseville baskets and...
A Chinese Imperial yellow-glazed moulded archaistic ritual food vessel is among the lots expected to vie for top lot during a Nov. 16 auction at Dreweatts.
Every day, in every way, there is knowledge to be gained through experience,s and insights gleaned from observing and examining different points of reference. In the Sept. 16, 2015 edition, readers will find a tremendous number of reference points.
The Jan. 19th online auction through Pook & Pook features an eclectic mix, from American decorative arts and porcelain to gameboards, and pewter.
A late 19th-century National Cash Register is an expected stand-out of a Jan. 31 auction featuring two-generation, 70-plus year collections of a mother-daughter estates, offered by Specialists of the South.
It was a case of 'saving the best for last' during Nadeau Gallery's spring auction, which saw a set of six 19th century Chinese porcelain famille rose panels finished at $57,600; making the grouping the top lot of the spring auction.
Not only did a 19th century Chinese porcelain screen, consisting of four large panels and depicting a mountain scene with elders, sell for $121,000 to claim top in a recent auction hosted by Elite Decorative Arts, it exemplified the expanding popularity of Chinese porcelain plaques and screens, Elite Decorative Arts staff report.